These 3 Alien Planets Around a Tiny, Cold Star Just Might Support Life
Mon, 02 May 2016 16:30:00 -0400
Three potentially habitable Earth-size planets have been discovered orbiting a dim, cold nearby star that is barely larger than Jupiter, researchers say.
Three Possibly Habitable Planets Orbit Close To Their Star | Video
Mon, 02 May 2016 15:49:00 -0400
Three planets orbiting an ultra cool dwarf star were discovered using the TRAPPIST telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile.
Three Nearby Alien Planets Could Host Life, Only 40 Light-Years Away | Video
Mon, 02 May 2016 15:00:00 -0400
If you're going to look for life beyond our solar system, the best yet place to look has just been discovered. Astronomers have detected 3 worlds, similar in size and tempature as Venus and Earth, orbiting dwarf star 2MASS J23062928-0502285.
Asteroid Bennu Could Be A 22nd Century Problem For Earth | Video
Mon, 02 May 2016 13:05:00 -0400
NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission will study the space rock that is 4 to 5 thousand times larger than the asteroid that exploded over the skies of Chelyabinsk in 2013. There is a small probability that it could hit Earth late in the 22nd century.
Image of the Day
Mon, 02 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400
The golden mirrors of NASA's Names Webb Space Telescope are seen in this image inside the clean room at the space agency's Goddard Space Flight Center. The space telescope is undergoing testing ahead of its 2018 launch.
A Rare Celestial Crossing: Mercury Will Transit the Sun on May 9
Mon, 02 May 2016 11:50:00 -0400
Observe a rare celestial treat when Mercury transits across the face of the sun on Monday, May 9. Check here to find out if this celestial event will be visible in your area, and how to see it online.